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hibeescaz Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi.I have my tribunal apeal coming up the first one was ajourned,For more medical back up,Which I now have..I just wanted to know for example you need 8 points for the standard award for daily living part,If the tribunal could only reach 7 points can they mark it up to 8 points ?? If they think ou should get it.


  • Matilda
    Matilda Member Posts: 2,610 Disability Gamechanger
    No, Tribunal can only award you the number of points that relate to the descriptors you satisfy.  Of course, if they think you meet a higher-scored descriptor then they'll award you accordingly and this might put you up to or over the 8.  For example, DWP decision awarded me 11 points daily living including 2 for food prep.  Tribunal decided that I should get 4 points for food prep which put me up to 13.


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